Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

  • The Book of Knowledge & Marvels of the Heart

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    In the first video, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf explains the importance of each chapter and meaning of their titles in Imam al Ghazali's Ihya. The introduction begins with a recitation of the hadith that reminds those of the worst punishment on the Day of Judgement are those with knowledge that doesn't b...

  • Linguistic Analysis in Islamic Legal Theory

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    Sections of of Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah’s book Amali Ad-Dilalat Wa Magali Al-Ikhtilafat is interpreted and explained. The first portion is the biography of Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah and how the Arabic language is used in Principals of Jurisprudence.(Usul). Detailed explanation of the sciences ...

  • Qurrat al-Absar - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

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    In the 2008 Rihla in Madinah, Hamza Yusuf first introduced his English translation of this celebrated poem on the blessed life of the Prophet Muhammad (God's peace and blessings be upon him). Written over 400 years ago by the noble and erudite scholar, Shaykh 'Abd al-'Aziz al-Lamti, this poem elo...

  • Introduction to Logic - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

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    Based on the “Isagoge” of Imam Athīr al-Dīn al-Abharī, this course will introduce students to the science of logic, a prerequisite before serious study of any of the other sciences. In this course students will be introduced to terms, concepts, the five predicable s, definitions, propositions, op...

  • The Book of Knowledge – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

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    This course will covering the opening book of Imam al-Ghazali’s monumental Revivification of the Religious Disciplines entitled, The Book of Knowledge. In this text, Imam al-Ghazali lays out the centrality of knowledge as the focal point of religious development as a basis for the forthcoming boo...

  • The Spiritual Ascension of Man - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

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    Shaykh Hamza describes the path to knowledge, through The Spiritual Ascension of Man (Sanan al-Muhtadin) by Sidi Muwaq al-'Abdari with tafsir of Suratal Fatir and the 9 maqams (stations) of spiritual states.

  • Prohibitions of the Tongue - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

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    A famous hadith details several saving virtues and ends with the Prophet (pbuh) summarizing, “Shall I not tell you how to achieve all of this?” He took a hold of his tongue and said, “Restrain this.” Restraint of the tongue has been considered by scholars to be a central prerequisite to character...